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BLOODBATH Forced To Postpone North American Tour

Due to unforeseen and uncontrollable circumstances involving complications with the U.S. visa process, Swedish/British death metal supergroup BLOODBATH, which features in its ranks KATATONIA's Jonas Renkse and Anders Nyström, along with OPETH's Martin Axenrot and PARADISE LOST's Nick Holmes, has been forced to postpone their previously announced North American tour dates. The band's excursion was ...

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CHRIS SLADE Performs AC/DC Classics In France (Video)

Duke TV has uploaded video footage of the April 20 concert by AC/DC drummer Chris Slade's band THE CHRIS SLADE TIMELINE, which finds him performing selections across his five-decade career. The clip, which was filmed at L'Empreinte in Savigny-le-Temple, France, can be seen below. Slade said in a recent interview with Duke TV that his ...

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BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE's MATT TUCK On 'Gravity' Album: We Wanted To 'Push Ourselves Creatively'

HardDrive Radio's Lou Brutus conducted an interview with guitarist/vocalist Matt Tuck of Welsh metallers BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE backstage at this past weekend's Rock On The Range festival in Columbus, Ohio. You can now watch the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On having to wait for the release of BULLET ...

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NITA STRAUSS Discusses Signature Guitar With THOMANN MUSIC (Video)

In the 19-minute video below, Nita Strauss, the Los Angeles-based guitar shredder for the ALICE COOPER band, shows her new Ibanez signature guitar at Thomann Music's Thomann Gearhead University. Nita announced the launch of Ibanez JIVA in January via her Facebook page. She wrote: "After years of dreaming, hoping and working, followed by months of ...

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ATREYU Frontman Hints At Fall Release For New Album

ATREYU frontman Alex Vakatzas has hinted that the band's next album will arrive in the fall. Back in March, AVENGED SEVENFOLD singer M. Shadows said in Reddit chat that he had heard the new ATREYU LP and that it was "great," but he offered no further details. During this past weekend's Rock On The Range ...

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Watch Quality Footage Of GHOST's Concert In Washington, D.C.

Fan-filmed video footage of GHOST's May 20 concert at Warner Theatre in Washington, D.C. can be seen below. GHOST played the first official show of the "Rats! On The Road" U.S. tour on May 5 at Riverside Municipal Auditorium in Riverside, California. In addition to the previously released new single "Rats", which opened the concert, ...

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Video: SKID ROW Performs In Helsinki

Fan-filmed video of SKID ROW's May 16 concert at Virgin Oil in Helsinki, Finland can be seen below. SKID ROW has collaborated with several other artists, including members of SLIPKNOT and HALESTORM, on the songwriting process for the final installment of the band's "United World Rebellion" trilogy. The follow-up to 2014's "Rise Of The Damnation ...

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TRIVIUM Guitarist Says Returning To Heavier Sound On 'The Sin And The Sentence' Album 'Was Very Natural'

Andrew Pecoraro of Peck's Metal Picks conducted an interview with guitarist Corey Beaulieu of Florida metallers TRIVIUM prior to their May 6 concert at The Filmore Silver Spring in Silver Spring, Maryland. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On TRIVIUM returning to the heavier sound ...

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TOMMY VICTOR On PRONG's Sound: 'We Wanted To Be Different; We Didn't Want To Be Part Of Any Particular Movement Or Genre'

Rene Botello of Rock All Photography conducted an interview with mainman Tommy Victor of American industrial metal power trio PRONG prior to the band's May 7 concert at House Of Rock in Corpus Christi, Texas, alongside HELMET. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On PRONG's ...

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JOHANNA SADONIS Says New LUCIFER Album 'Digs Even Deeper Into The Record Crates Of The '70s'

Finnish journalist Janne Vuorela conducted an interview with frontwoman Johanna Sadonis and multi-instrumentalist Nicke Andersson (also of ENTOMBED and THE HELLACOPTERS fame) of heavy rockers LUCIFER at this year's Desertfest Berlin festival, which took place on May 6. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On how LUCIFER ...

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DARON MALAKIAN On SYSTEM OF A DOWN Publicly Discussing Armenian Genocide: 'We Never Let Anybody Censor Us'

Armenian television personality Stepan Partamian recently conducted an interview with SYSTEM OF A DOWN guitarist and SCARS ON BROADWAY frontman Daron Malakian. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On SCARS ON BROADWAY's new single "Lives": Daron: "Well, we always hear about how we'd been killed. We'd see ...

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MAGGOT HEART To Release 'Dusk To Dusk' Album In July

MAGGOT HEART, the brainchild of Swedish guitarist/singer Linnéa Olsson (former member of BEASTMILK, GRAVE PLEASURES, SONIC RITUAL and THE OATH), will release its debut album, "Dusk To Dusk", on July 13 via the Berlin-based imprint Teratology Sound & Vision. As was the case with the 2017 EP "City Girls", the LP sees Linnéa employing the ...

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SEPULTURA: Pro-Shot Footage Of HAMMERFEST Performance

Professionally filmed video footage of SEPULTURA's performance at this year's Hammerfest, which was held in March at the Hafan y Mor Holiday Park at Pwllheli, Gwynedd, in North Wales, can be seen below. SEPULTURA's latest album, "Machine Messiah", was released in January 2017 via Nuclear Blast. The disc was recorded at Fascination Street Studios in ...

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